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Edgars Employee Reviews for Sales Assistant

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Sales Assistant26 reviews
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South Africa26 reviews
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Working at Edgars is very challenging especially for a pregnant woman you stand for very long hours, But for customer service I recommend them I have learnt alot about customer service and also about work ethics.
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Besides long hours working at Edgars is very challenging and competitive bt it was fun and i experienced good things with the staff and they r very friendly and good at wht they doing..
Pros
No free lunches
Cons
Long hours
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you need to attend to customers in a very professional manner.
make sure you know your product you selling in your department. merchandise your department up to company's standard.
Pros
incentives when you opened an account
Cons
long hours
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4,0
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first job after school. learning experience of how the workplace is.
store always busy. loved working with the customers coming in and out the store. and learning alot about retail.
Pros
discounts on clothing
Cons
remuneration not so good and very long hours
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5,0
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Working at edgars is secured and a nice place to work and yes we do get benefits when we make monthly and early target which does help and we get staff discount which also helps
Pros
More benefits
Cons
Long working hours
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4,0
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Edgars gave me so much exposure to customer service, warehouse environment which equiped me for the other appointment i took, being part of such a big entity gave me so much pride
Pros
staff discount
Cons
hectic work schedule but was done with commitment
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the management was understanding people, and i learned a lot working in the company full of active people. i learned that time keeping and productivity is the most important key to a successful outcome when it comes to business.
Pros
incentives and free lunches
Cons
long hours
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great work place that is fun and enjoyable. the management tteats you fairly and you are given opportunities to further your skills through training and work shops
Pros
overtime
Cons
long hours
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Working for edcon was great because we learned a lot in different department because there's mistry shoppers who would come unexpected and expert us a least know something different from your specific department. Training was given on a weekly base and we worked as a team and we gave each other good communication skills
Pros
Brought my own lunch
Cons
8 hours
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2,0
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it would be a normal day and quiet some other days would be hectic and busy and getting to come across customers and assisting them. it was enjoyable having to learn to help a customer on a certain garmet that we dont have at the store having to call all stores.
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Sales is challenging but enjoyable because you feel great whenever you assist a customer that he/she purchase the item and always look for you because of excellent customer service you gave, the hardest part is to convince at times you run out of plans that's when I learned to allow the customer make their own choice at times. The most enjoyable moment in retail is during promotion.
Pros
incentives
Cons
Added hours during staff shortage
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4,0
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Working for Edgars was not that much fun. I was a casual worker and so my salary was not satisfactory. I worked because I needed the money for grocery
Pros
aircondition
Cons
long hours
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again fun because of the people and the different customers you deal with everyday and that all i can say about that company. the management does not respect they staff and they is racial limitations in-terms of promotions.
Pros
bonus and gifts
Cons
under paid
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4,0
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It's a huge company with good management,
fun to work with fellow colleagues,learn each day and coming with ideas,enjoying each day tasks and working so hard to make it happen
Pros
free lunches simetimes
Cons
normal hours
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5,0
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the place is great to work in. Everyone was professional from the security guard to the Store manager, when you go to work you know that you gonna assist the store reach it's daily, weekly and monthly store targets. The enjoyable moments was meeting new customers as they always had their opinions about our products and prices, i'v gained a lot of experience for the time i was working there. I would like to take what i learned there and put it to good use.
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There was a customer who was looking for a shoe size and he could not find any on the shoe shelves, during that time I was supposed to be in the department , due to sending of the other employees for lunch break. I was told by my manager its urgent to return to the stock room/dispatch to verify our stock for our shoe department, when I got to the department the customer raised his anger voice at me and I remained calm and kept on apologising to him and when my manager arrived I told him about the situation, and my manager also apologised on his behalf and awarded him on a 30% discount on any shoes within the department.
The customer thereafter became much better off , and I assisted him.
Pros
Extra lunch breaks
Cons
Late for work sometimes
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very productive because edgars staff understands the importance of Team work and team buiding. working at edgars i learned the importance of tolerance, patience,because people are different with different moods and personality. My co-workes are very friendly and very helpfull
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assisting customers and advertising cosmetic products
I learnt how to advertise and promote

management is very understanding though they very strict about time

my co workers are fun to work with we make a good team

hardest part is when a customer is not satisfied and comes and gives you attitude

best part is when a customer is happy
Pros
flexible hours
Cons
disgruntled customers
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3,0
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it was just ok nothing major can be said the difference is that the employees and management are really cool people, we always had initiate our skills when coming to our department like making sure the rail wa in order
Pros
nothing
Cons
working long hours and not being paid well
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I would not recommend a job at edgars to anyone. I did not enjoy working there at all, not just are their hours bad, the pay and benefits are too.
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3,0
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Very demanding job
Always maintaining professionalism towards customers

Co-workers were fun to work with

Management very strict
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